PETTI-CURIOSITIES, NOVELTIES & HUMOR -2
Strange incarnations of our proclivities!

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(above) Enlargeable (far above right) inflatable

 

 

 

Kristi sends this unusual dress
(appears to be a window display)

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Abby Rhodes:

"A weird one. Bought from a kiosk near the
Eiffel Tower."

 

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Inflatable Fashion - 1955

From Crinolyn

 

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(above) Yohji Yamamoto's 1998 wedding gown

 

 

From Alice

"Wouldn't any of us love to be
wrapped up in petticoats?"

 

 

 

In 2009, Micael Z. saw this mural in SoHo, London

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For explanation, see this page

 

 

 

(below) Crinoline Flowers' by Daryl Banks
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This beautiful 'statue' resides in Innsbruck, Austria

 

Courtesy Crinolyn

 

Mike writes:

"The picture of the statue is a real girl.  Actors who play living statues are now pretty common in Europe – the best are totally convincing – you put a coin in and they bow as thanks."

 

Larry is a wonderful model railroad layout designer;
his 'cities' are quite realistic.

 Here is his latest creation!

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Video: The 22 stone dress (a stone is 14 lbs)


An unusual gown, from the Czech Republic

...sent by Steve B.

 

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Public restroom sign - just in case hoopskirts ever returned to daily fashion...

From Martin

 

 

 

 

Kristi:

"This is not a hoop skirt, but a lighted hula-hoop with a time exposure.  I thought it looked neat!"

 

 

 

 

 

Kristi sends this image
 with a file name of 'wedding_gown_parker_kardashian.jpg'

Not sure how to translate that (one of the Kardashian sisters wearing, what, a gown made by a Parker?)..but it certainly is a curiosity!

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Wendy:

"Unusual photo from the NSW State library collection:"

Australia's March to Nationhood, 26 Jan 38, Walkabout
(More information on the
Flickr page source.)

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Crinolyn:

(right) "It's amazing the great lengths people will go to get their picture in PettiPond..."  <g>

Not to be outdone,. the Chinese have offered another umbrella dress (below)

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